Space:1999 - Eagle
October 26. 2010
Completed! (Click on picture for Hi-Res link)
Check out the spring loaded struts!
October 4, 2010
The top booster is done and in place, as are the shoulder mounted retro rockets. Makes a big difference!
September 19, 2010
project has gone on far too long, but is almost finished. Just a
few finishing details to go, including the booster rocket unit for the
spine of one of the them.
still missing the booster unit and the quad retro rocket packs on the
sides. She's weathered a little more than this picture
indicates... mostly with gray "moon dust" on the leading edges
and underside. This was down with pastels.
after-market engine bells are worth every penny. The landing gear
is spring loaded and sinks down nicely with the weight of the
model. I had to add ballest tot he command module to even out the
weight so she would wouldn't lean to the back.
with her twin sister. There's a third, a Products Enterprise
Eagle that I've added detail to and am painting as a VIP Eagle for the
same client at the Warp Eagle.
is example of why I'm always so far behind schedule. The stowed
"feet" that sit under the cargo pod will probably never be looked
at twice, but I hated the ones that came with the kit (pictured on the
left.) They look too bulky and solid to my eye. I
choose to scratch build new feet that looked more functional.
Still need to do a little work on the seat belts.
February 16, 2010
The doors to the Pod were inverted. I covered them and replaced the sheet styrene cut to create the corrected the door.
A second pod has been modified for the booster version.
December 12, 2009
started the build by throwing as much detail as I could under the
cages. As molded, this area was sorely lacking, but easily
corrected. I've also removed the large "coffin" humps on the top.